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5 Feb 2013 - News
Thank you to GHG Australia for producing our Community Service Announcement, "AMRRIC cares for dogs across Australia".

UNE offers 3 PhD's in dingo management

24 Jan 2013 - News
The Univeristy of New England in association with the Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre are offering three PhD scholarships in dingo management. These PhDs provide a unique opportunity to be part of a research and learning team working in the biodiversity hotspot of north-east NSW. The overall team will include 6-8 PhD candidates housed...

AMRRIC 2012 Conference

22 Nov 2012 - News
Above: AMRRIC Board and staff at the Annual General Meeting following the conference held at the University of New England Renowned photographer and author David Darcy headed the diverse list of speakers at the October 2012 AMRRIC conference “Outback dogs - challenges and solutions for Indigenous communities, animals and public health”, held with...

Canberra comes to Utopia again

15 Nov 2012 - News
A team of vets, vet nurses and other keen helpers from the Canberra Mob has just returned from another successful trip to Utopia, 240 km northeast of Alice Springs. This is the third visit by the Canberra team of volunteer AMRRIC supporters. The group, led by Drs Michael Archinal and Alison Taylor, has adopted Utopia and its communities (Utopia...

A common goal

14 Nov 2012 - News
AMRRIC is providing in-kind support to researchers from the University of New England (UNE) and NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI). The two groups have joined forces to improve the health, welfare and management of both wild and domestic dogs – and AMRRIC is assisting with access to remote Indigenous communities and involvement with AMRRIC...

Rabies preparedness project

14 Nov 2012 - News
AMRRIC is supporting Jessica Sparkes, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of New England Department of Animal Science and member of a team conducting research into rabies. The research will assist Australia’s efforts in preventing the disease entering Australia or halting its spread should the disease breach quarantine measures. Jess has...

Good news from the NT Veterinary Board

14 Nov 2012 - News
The Veterinary Board of the Northern Territory has dropped the prescribed fee for secondary registration required to undertake locum/periodic veterinary practice in that state. It is important to note that secondary registration can still only be issued to veterinarians holding current on-going primary registration in another jurisdiction in...

Message from the CEO

14 Nov 2012 - News
Welcome to the Spring 2012 issue of Merrigang. Since our last newsletter, we’ve held our annual conference (the best-attended yet) at the University of New England, our wonderful team of committed staff has expanded significantly (see AMRRIC welcomes new staff), and we were delighted to welcome Dr Rosalie Schultz onto the AMRRIC Board at our AGM...

Dr Sophia Yin visits Yuendemu with AMRRIC

6 Nov 2012 - News, Education program news
Dr Sophia Yin internationally renowned animal behaviourist and veterinary surgeon traveled to Yuendemu this week with AMRRIC's Eileen Fletcher and Dr Sophie Constable. Dr Yin has agreed to consult on AMMRIC’s exciting new project – a DVD aimed at educating people on how to stay safe around dogs in remote indigenous communities. The trip to...

AMRRIC welcomes Monica Fernandez

30 Oct 2012 - News
AMRRIC is pleased to announce the appointment of our first dedicated Fundraising Manager, Monica Fernandez. Monica was born in the Philippines and moved to Australia as a young child with her family. With qualifications in Communication and Social Development, she has focused her career on community and social change. She has worked in the fields...


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